7 JANUARY - 26 MARCH 2017
This major exhibition celebrates the influence of Margaret Olley as an artist from her student days and continued throughout her life. It explores the influences of her teachers on her practice, the inspirations that shaped her as a painter and finally her legacy to those artists she championed. The exhibiiton includes works by Margaret Olley alongside those of Caroline Barker, Robert Barnes, Jean Bellette, Mitty Lee-Brown, Criss Canning, Cressida Campbell, Margaret Cilento, William Dobell, Russell Drysdale, Moya Dyring, Donald Friend, Nicholas Harding, Ben Quilty, Jeffrey Smart, David Strachan and Anne Weinholt.
Curated by Renee Porter.
The exhibition is presented in association with the Margaret Olley Art Trust as part of the Margaret Olley Art Series.
image: MARGARET OLLEY Portrait in the mirror (1948) oil on cardboard AGNSW Gift of the artist 2001
31 MARCH – 21 MAY 2017
Peter Powditch is a highly regarded artist who rose to prominence in the 1960s and 1970s with provactive imagery depicting Australian beach culture, in particular bikini-clad figures accentuating the contours of female form, which achieved widespread acclaim.
26 MAY - 23 JULY
Elisabeth Cummings is being celebrated with a major retrospective exhibition that features a selection of sixty works from her opus of the past fifty years.